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On the Menu Recipe: Alfonso’s of La Jolla’s Carne Asada & Camaron Combo

Alfonso’s most popular dish is the Carne Asada and Camaron Combo served wtih rice and beans. Photo by Kelley Carlson
Alfonso’s most popular dish is the Carne Asada and Camaron Combo served wtih rice and beans. Photo by Kelley Carlson
Alfonso’s most popular dish is the Carne Asada and Camaron Combo served wtih rice and beans. Photo by Kelley Carlson
Alfonso’s most popular dish is the Carne Asada and Camaron Combo served wtih rice and beans. Photo by Kelley Carlson

On the Menu Recipe: Alfonso’s of La Jolla’s Carne Asada & Camaron Combo

Ingredients:

• 8 ounces carne asada

• 2 pinches of salt

• 2 pinches of pepper

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• Pinch of paprika

• Pinch of oregano

• 1 lemon

• 1 ounce beer

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• 8 pieces shrimp

• 3 pieces fresh garlic

• Spoonful of butter

Carne asada:

Marinate 8 ounces of carne asada for 24 hours, using a pinch each of salt and pepper, paprika, oregano, a squeeze of lemon and beer. Cook to preference.

Camaron:

Clean the shrimp and split each piece about halfway. In a pan, add butter, garlic, and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Sautee the shrimp about 3-4 minutes on each side.

Serve with beans and rice. Squeeze lemon over the shrimp.

— Courtesy of Alfonso’s of La Jolla, 1251 Prospect St., La Jolla. (858) 454-2232